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California Military Defense Attorneys

Aggressively Defending the Rights of U.S. Service Members 

Our military defense attorneys understand how intimidating and frustrating it can be to have your reputation threatened by an investigation or pending court-martial. When your reputation as an active-duty servicemember is on the line, securing reliable representation is crucial to defending your rights and clearing your name. 

At Military Justice Attorneys, our firm is dedicated to Defending Those Who Defend Us. We understand the necessity of having an experienced military defense lawyer in your corner while navigating the legal complexities of the military justice system, which is why our knowledgeable team is here to zealously protect your rights. 

Our military defense lawyers represent servicemembers from every branch of the military. Call (843) 773-5501 to schedule a free consultation.

Locations We Serve

Military Justice Attorneys serve military service members throughout the Golden State. Locations we serve include but are not limited to:

  • Navy
    • Naval Base San Diego
    • Naval Base Coronado
    • Naval Base Port Loma
  • Marine Corps
    • Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton 
    • Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
    • Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego
    • MCAGCC Twentynine Palms
    • MCLB Barstow
  • Air Force
    • Beale Air Force Base
  • Army
    • Presidio of Monterey Army Base

Types of Military Cases We Handle

As former military officers, our California military law attorneys are well-equipped to aggressively defend your rights in a wide range of U.S. military matters. From military sexual assault defense to adverse referral evaluation reports, we can fight tirelessly to restore your freedom after allegations of misconduct or other adverse action.

Common types of military matters we handle include: 

With a decentralized approach to military defense, our lawyers have the ability to defend servicemembers from any branch and any rank of the military, both at home and abroad. If you’re facing a pending court-martial or investigation as a military servicemember, don’t wait to secure the experienced representation you deserve to clear your name and take back your life. 

How Can a Military Defense Lawyer Help? 

A military defense lawyer represents military servicemen and women facing criminal allegations, defending their rights to ensure they receive a fair trial. Some key responsibilities of military defense attorneys include: 

  • Reliable representation: Military defense lawyers represent military personnel in various legal proceedings, including court-martial, administrative hearings, and appeals. Our trusted attorneys represent servicemembers and veterans of any rank from any branch of the military. 
  • Case investigation: Your lawyer can thoroughly review the unique circumstances of your case with a practiced legal eye to develop a strong defense strategy, gather evidence, and interview potential witnesses. 
  • Sound counsel: Your lawyer can provide invaluable counsel to help you understand your rights and the legal options available to you. 
  • Defense preparation: Your attorney can help prepare a strong defense by conducting research, drafting legal documents, and presenting a compelling argument to support your case. 
  • Negotiation: Military defense lawyers can effectively negotiate with prosecutors as needed to seek favorable plea deals or reduce the criminal charges against their clients.
  • Trial advocacy: Your lawyer can defend your rights in court by preserving evidence, cross-examining witnesses, and presenting a persuasive argument to defend against the charges you’re facing. 
  • Appeals: If their client is convicted, military defense lawyers can pursue an appeal on their behalf, such as by challenging legal errors or constitutional violations that occurred during the trial.

Seeking sound counsel from a trusted attorney is critical to protecting your rights as a military servicemember. Our experienced lawyers can provide effective representation throughout each step of the legal process, from investigations and pre-trial proceedings to court-martial and appeals.

What Our Clients Say

  • "Best Experience-Best Outcome-Best Service."

    The relief we felt when we received that phone call from Joshua Hill was something I cannot even describe. If you want someone who will communicate with you and for you, fight for you, and extremely professional, hire Joshua Hill.

    - Lori
  • "Recommending, advising and informing!"

    If you are looking for an attorney who will listen to your concerns and feel that he is personally and professionally invested in results, Joshua Hill is your attorney. I was astonished by the level of knowledge Mr. Hill possesses while proving he is strat

    - Kerri
  • "Experienced, responsive, and knowledgeable."

    mmediately upon my retaining Mr. Healy he was there, accessible, through phone and text, explaining to me all the answers of the questions I had about the intimidating arena I had just been forced into. He replied to all of my concerns thoroughly and speci

    - Tyler
  • "Honest and Amazing Attorney."

    I called Mr.Hill and talking with him, he was very respectful, professional and most of all honest. Whenever I had a question, Mr. Hill was very accurate and informative during the whole process.

    - Rodney
  • "An Excellent Lawyer!"

    Gerald Healy represented my son in a very serious court martial case. He walked with us each step of the way from the beginning to the end. He put in numerous hours and left no stone overturned when working on my son’s case.

    - Anonymous

Our Battles Won

Results Matter. When your career, reputation, and freedom are on the line, you need an experienced law firm in your corner. With more than 75 years of combined legal experience, the attorneys at MJA know how to fight and win. Our results speak for themselves.


    Quantico, Virginia. Marine Corporal (E-4) Acquitted at Court-Martial of Wrongful Drug Use After Positive Urinalysis.

    Drug Use

  • "NOT GUILTY" Fort Cavazos, Texas

    Fort Hood, Texas. Army Private Second Class (E-2) Acquitted of Rape and Sexual Assault Charges After Week-Long Trial.

    Sexual Assault

  • "NOT GUILTY" Parris Island, South Carolina

    Parris Island, South Carolina. Marine Staff Sergeant (E-6) Acquitted at Court-Martial of Hazing, Blood Striping, and Pinning.


  • "NOT GUILTY" Kings Bay, Georgia

    Kings Bay, Georgia. Master-at-Arms Third Class (E-4) Acquitted by Jury of Dereliction of Duty Involving Firearm.


  • "NOT GUILTY" Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany

    Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. Senior Airman (E-4) Accused of Rape and Abusive Sexual Contact Acquitted by Military Judge.

    Sexual Assault

When Your Career Is On The Line

Our decentralized approach to military defense ensures that we can represent service members from any branch of the military, of any rank, at any military base or installation stateside or abroad.

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